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the color characterictics of a lamp are defined by the color appearance and the color rendition (or rendering)

Note 1 to entry: The actual color of the lamp is called color appearance and is defined in terms of the spectral tristimulus values (color co-ordinates) according to the recommendations of the IEC.

Note 2 to entry: The spectral characteristics of the light emitted by the lamp have an effect on the appearance of the objects it illuminates; this effect is called rendition.

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-1, ed. 3.0 (2015-10) Terms     Info
Reference number:A.18

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